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Feb 21, 2013 4:30am PST
morning, redwood city police are looking for other possible victims in the case of a martial arts instructor charged with child molestation on a nine-year-old boy. he worked at a martial arts academy for 12 years. they are looking for potential witnesses. he is free on bond. >> board of pilot commissioners will hear a report on the investigation of the oil tanker provision with the bay bridge tower. there were new rules approved for big ships in the bay. six weeks ago the "overseas raymar" caused $3 million in damage. tankers can no longer sail in heavy fog when they are headed out of the bay. >> the obama administration is quickly considering urging the united states supreme court to overturn california's ban on same-sex marriage. dan ashley was the only bay area reporter to talk one-on-one with the president yesterday and raised expectations among opponents when he spoke of equality for gays and lesbians during the inaugural address and asked the president about it. >> being debated or considered in the supreme court next month, what will your administration do? >> well, the sol
ABC
Feb 27, 2013 4:30am PST
the murders of two seasoned detectives. cornell bernard is live in santa cruz. >> the city is a city in mourning today following the death of two police officers killed in the line of duty. when they came to a home here on north branciforte avenue, a suspect opened fire on them. investigators are still combing every single inch of this crime scene looking for evidence. the police community continues to mourn their death a memorial has begun at police headquarters for detective sergeant baker and his colleague, detective his bet butler. the officers responded to a home and were met with gun officer. they were killed. a half hour later, the suspect was spotted and chased by police. >> a chase ensued. gunfire was exchanged between goulet and a team of sheriff deputies and santa cruz police officers. the suspect was killed at the scene. >> right now it is a time to connect and support one other and listening and talking trying to set a tone for the next few days and weeks. >> the police chaplains comforting the families who are grieving, schools were put on lockdown for a short time
ABC
Feb 22, 2013 4:30am PST
overnight. they want the administration to put pressure on city hallm7k to keep the school open. city college is at risk of losing accreditation next month because of budgetary issues. students want to meet with administrators on ways to keep the school open. >> the ferry service is trying to solve problems that have had complaints over sold out boats and parking during the morning rush. the marin independent journal says transportation officials are considering several new ideas including building a new packing structure at or near the ferry terminal and adding another boat to accommodate human crowds. cornell bernard is talking with commuters about the proposals with their reaction coming up next half hour. >> a major silicon valley company could bring big bucks to mineta san jose international airport. today, officials will unveil a proposal to build a private hangar to house jets belonging to google's senior executives that would be used by other companies. this is expected to bring in $3 million a year to the airport. google houses planes elsewhere right now. >> state senator jer
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 4:30am PST
the city of san francisco and giants have plans for a major re-development project south of at&t park focusing on pier 48 which stands next to at&t park's main parking lot. the chronicle reports that anchor braking will build a restaurant and museum with production and distribution facility. the project will quadruple the output from 120,000 to 600,000 of barrels of beer a year. our reporter will have more on the economic impact of the project in the next half hour. >> ski resort operators expect up to 1.5' of snow on the mountains and many students are on winter break, ski week. skiers and snow board others who spent the holiday weekend in the mountains were able to cruise along on the 12' of snow that fell in december freshened by layers of man made snow they described conditions as firm. that is accurate, i was there, without a significant amount of new snow but that is expected to change going into this weekend. saturday it was very warm so it was never icy. you wished this was more stuff and more friend stuff. >> the "stuff" is on the way. mike? >> a foot new "stuff." a little bi
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 4:30am PST
on any new cafes in the city that sell internet time and offer access to games with cash prizes. right now the city has two of the cafes and the moratorium blocks any new cafes until officials can consider revising the zoning regulations. hayward issued an order to close the clubs. >> in petaluma a high school student was hospitalized with meningitis. officials say the 17-year-old went into the hospital over the weekend with a highly contagious disease. the petaluma high school student is in serious condition but is improving. according to the press democrat the school sent a warning to parents yesterday and family and friend whose have come in contact with the boy are now taking antibiotics. if untreated meningitis can be deadly 50 percent of the time. >> president obama made the first overtures to republicans on immigration reform with phone calls to three key senators. the president called john mccain, graham and rubio, after rubio called a leaked white house immigration plan half baked and seriously flawed. rubio took the president's call while in jerusalem and says he told
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 4:30am PST
focus of the meeting, and a strategy he proposed will be dividing the city into five geographic community districts. >> it is the most important thing this department can do to improve the quality of the policing if the neighborhoods. >> absent from the meeting was former lapd chief and lead consultant, bill brat were, -- bill bratton because of "stop and frisk" he has taken a lower profile role in the process. but robert addressed the controversy. >> it is a valid and accepted practice under the constitution. it works fine with no controversy if officers are respectful of everyone who they step. >> capacity crowd filled the 400 seats of the center for the performing arts. community policing is an idea that seemed well accepted if residents get to see more police resources. >> our police are basically, well, actually, our policeman -- we have one. >> adding to the force was a popular issue. there is a goal 900 officers and the chief mentioned 1,000. >> what is your hope? >> closer to the chief. i like his approach. i have always enjoyed listening to him. >> not everyone was sold
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 4:30am PST
focus of an international movement called "a billion rising "the city of san francisco is responding to this action showing support yesterday. >> a song and dance is one of san francisco city hall is more than a good time at city hall. >> this is a gathering of a billion women and men and all those who love women to strike, dance and demand an end to domestic violence or all forms of violence against women and girls. >> it is "a billion rising" a global day of action. a woman has experienced the violence. >> i was in high school i was raped and i felt like i had nowhere to go and no one to speak for me. so this is exciting. we have made progress. >> progress through a pledge led by the mayor. >> i am one of one of the one billion rising. >> i will make violence against women and girls a priority of our time. >> also making it a priority is the sheriff who pleaded guilty in a domestic violence case. he and his wife helped bring the movement to the jail, dancing with inmates. >> i said it is important to take responsibility. i said that it is important to understand what the power of r
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> san jose mayor will deliver the state of the city address and will talk about the need for new taxes to support city services and restore pay to worker whose have seen cuts in recent years to help balance the budget. that includes the police with whom they are negotiating. our media partner the mercury news report that 70 percent support a quarter percent hike in the city sales tax. the council will discuss the report next week. the earliest a new measure goes on the ballot is next year. we the have more in a live report next half hour. >> 4:8 -- 4:38 right now. >> the rain will take its time so most of us can get out before 7:00 we are okay unless you are in the north bay with scattered rain now. the best radar is north of 116ed and to forestville we see the better radar return with light rainfalling in santa rosa. upstream, it is a cold system. there is snow in the higher elevation. there is light rain in the lower elevation. the breakdown today in the movement of the rain, the rain is in the north bay through 7:00. it moves across the bay and to the south bay from 7:00 to noon. it
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 4:30am PST
one lane there and it picks up to two lanes for the rest of the ride in the city and that will change and open up to four lanes. to the toll plaza you have light conditions there, as well, with no delays on the upper deck into san francisco and road work blocking 880 for continue more minutes. and eastbound dumbarton lanes, in the eastbound reverse direction there is work until 6:00. >> the to you bus firm involved in the deadly crash in southern california has been cited several times for safety violations. sunday night's accident in san bernardino county killed seven passengers and at least 17 others are still in the hospital. the company that operated the bus had 22 safety violations during inspections last year, including brake and tire problems. investigators believe the bus was speeding on a steep mountain side highway when the crash happened. >> safety regulators are revealing a battery overheating problem on another boeing 787 jet overheated in mid-january forcing an emergency landing. this was a week before the same problem caused a japan airlines 787 to catch fire in boston.
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 4:30am PST
-automatic handgun believed the murder weapon. >> searches in mexico city found two more bodies in the rubble of a building damage by a blast. the discovery raises the toll to thrive from thursday's explosion at the offices of mexico's state run oil giant a. 121 people were hurt and two are sometime missing. investigators are trying to determine if the blast was an accident, negligence or an attack. >> the super bowl is one of the biggest parties of the year, whether you celebrate or not it could affect you today. we will tell you how. >> we have the super bowl commercials and our favorites and next a new survey reroles which w >> a study suggests it gets better for gay teens being bullied. as they got older the name-calling and violence faced by lesbian and gay and bisexual teens dropped off. more than half of 4,100 teens were bullied but by age 19 it was less than 10 percent. this appears online. >> bosses take note, you may see more workers coming in late or calling in shock. what a shot. thank the super bowl. more or sick or late today than any other day. over four million will be
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 4:30am PST
ban. the city council voted in favor of adding them to the challenge of the constitutionality of the proposition saving san jose the expense of drawing up their own brief. there was a no vote from the mayor. the supreme court will review same-sex marriage and you did not see the fog coming in? >> one area of the bay area is having the visibility area. >> the north bay. big surprise, right? our visibility right now, the 4:00 observations, less than quarter mile in novato and 1.5 mime in santa rosa. be careful around novato and neighbors north and south to san rafael and petaluma, the 101 corridor will be foggy during the commute. everyone else is okay, clear and temperatures running in the mid-30's inland and low 40's for the rest of us through 7:00. toward noon, you need the sunglasses for lunch in the mid-to-upper 50's and comfortable temperatures in the afternoon hours and dropping to clear sky in the low-to-mid 50's by 7:00. stretching the forecast into the weekend, you can see tomorrow for valentine's day it will be sunny, mid-to-upper 60's and the warmth system possibly up to 70
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 4:30am PST
police handled the crowds. this sunday could be more dramatic. even those not watching in the city limits police urge everyone to enjoy super bowl sunday safely. >> the message we have is if you are celebrating or consume alcohol, do it in a way that does not require you to drive. plan ahead. celebrate at home. get a cab. do not drink and drive. >> as we look ahead to another hopeful world championship in the same year the celebrations after the giants' world series win in october were violent, destructive with law enforcement hoping if they win the super bowl it does not come to that, the the destructive people do not ruin for others. >> officials are cracking down on counterfeit sports apparel, with phony gear at the to which the list. authorities have seized $300,000 worth of counterfeit merchandise in the bay area part of a nation-wide effort called "operation red zone," with federal agents confiscating $13 million in counterfeit goods since september. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo will have more on the crackdown from new orleans. >> the 49ers are facing another issue surrounding
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 4:30am PST
night when the rain started. lock at this video last night from civilian and daly city area. good rain came down. it has been a while. so, some people had their umbrellas and paid attention and knew it was coming and others were caught off guard. it ised in -- it is understandable. we have not had a good rain since december. january is the third most dry january on record. the rain is finally here. expect it to be spotty through the morning so keep that in mind headed to work or wherever you are headed. don't put the umbrella away yet. it is here. you will need it. after today it is locking like you will be able to store the umbrella because it will be dry after this so put up with it now because it won't be here for long. >> our storm is relatively minor compared to the northeast where they are preparing for huge blizzard forecasted to hit the same areas slammed by super storm sandy last year. now a look at flurries falling in new york city right now. that will make traffic tough in the city. blizzard wantings took affect an hour and a half ago for new york city and parts of new jerse
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 4:30am PST
, everyone. back, now, to the daly city area southbound 280, an accident is blocking the left lane of traffic there as you make your way southbound. 880, there was an accident partly blocking the off ranch but not too much slowing at this hour. there is road work southbound 101 moving beyond the ramp there, there is road work in the lanes until 6:00 this morning. also, road work southbound 280 ramp to north 85 in the lanes until 6:00 this morning. the bay bridge toll plaza, light here, just road work on the upper deck for the next few minutes. >> buyer beware, police put on a warning of a scam targeting people for trying to save a few bucks on bart tickets. >> serenade on the sand, the bay area city that says despite the interest and fascination this music must end. >> but first the morning tech bytes. >> twitter is becoming a shopping site. you can purchase products using american express. beside earning money for twitter it could show that it can sell products. >> watch out for executive order tomorrow on cyber security. it will call if new standards on what private companies should
ABC
Feb 18, 2013 4:30am PST
, literally, in a blaze of glory. he set the baby grand piano on fire as a finale before the city shut him down. >> this is to bring people together. it is wonderful. the burning of the piano...it is challenging...to see it go up in smoke but i had a couple ideas and i feel good. >> he set the piano on fire and kept playing as it started burning. the city says he didn't have the proper permits to continue the outdoor concerts. he says he may use some of the piano char bits in a structure. >> what was he playing, "heat wave." "fire" by the ohio players. he was on fire. >> no smoking hot weather? >> i love to play along but it will get colder and wetter. i will snuff your fire. >> it was not cold by that piano. here is what we are looking at looking down from mount tamalpais. we are seeing a little bit of haze out there hanging around and things are looking pretty nice as far as any type of wet weather. we just don't have it this morning. if you are out and about, no worries. >> now, live doppler 7 hd show it is spinning up there waiting for the next system to come in, possibly this time
ABC
Feb 26, 2013 4:30am PST
is 4:34. san jose will consider becoming the largest city in the country to ban styrofoam today voting on a draft of a bill to phase out styrofoam containers. the restaurant association says the ban would ham small businesses more than the containers hurt the environment. if a final bill passes some summer the ban takes effect next january. a grabbed opening ceremony is hold today in san francisco to open a new cruiseship material natural located at pier 27 that costs $90 million. there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1:00 o'clock. do not expect cruise ships to dock. it will first be used by the teams competing in the america's cup this summer. cruise ships arrive next spring. >> in this morning, a top silicon valley c.e.o. and former republican candidate for governor is changing her position on same-sex marriage. hewlett-packard c.e.o. is coming forward to say proposition 8, which is in front of the supreme court, should be overturned. this morning, "new york times" reports that she signed a legal brief arguing gay people have a constitutional right to marriage. she suppor
ABC
Feb 28, 2013 4:30am PST
day as week from walnut creek to the city, that is 130 more a year. that is not all. they are talking about charging more for parking increasing it by 50 cents every six months. bart officials have proposed the increases and they say to help pay for needed improvement to the trains in the system down the road 25 years from now and are looking way ahead and they say according to their research, riders prefer smaller, regular increases than big ones. so this plan includes fare increases through 2020. there was a public discussion on this two weeks ago, there was not a huge outcry at meeting so based on the discussion it sounds like this fare increase is likely to pass today. the parking increase, though, seems to increase more split among the directors. so stay with abc7 news today to find out how this vote plays out. >> 4:34. pope benedict bid farewell to the cardinal as couple of hours ago as he prepares to leave the vatican. he met with the cardinals for the last time today as head of the catholic church and said he would pray for them in the coming days and weeks. the pope will leav
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 4:30am PST
with the city. the pay increase being proposed include restoring the 10 percent pay cuts they accepted to help limit layoffs during record budget deficits. leaders indicated they would support modest raises but the police officers association argues that bigger raises are needed to keep officers from leaving the department. the union has called for opening negotiations to the public. >> the boy scouts of america board could vote whether to lit a long-term policy that excludes gay members and leaders. the executive board is wrapping up three days of meetings today at the headquarters in texas. the proposal would allow individual scout troops to decide how they want to address the issue, a conservative group in texas organized a prayer vigil this morning, and the organization is expected to issue a statement either way. >> the nasdaq could pay millions over the social media company facebook's botched initial public offering. the "wall street journal" reports that nasdaq is in talks with the government to pay $5 million in penalties which is only 1 percent of the money lost by br
ABC
Feb 25, 2013 4:30am PST
resignation is effective on thursday. >> pope benedict gave the final sunday pleasing in vatican city yesterday as rumors swirled over the reason behind his sudden resignation. he gave thanks to an estimated 100,000 in st. peter's square. on thursday he is the first pope to resign in 600 years. italian newspapers speculate he is resigning because of sex and blackmail scandal that will be made public. >> affleck's argo won best picture and two other categories. >> everyone in the movie, did anything with the movie gets thanks. >> he looked excited, don't you think? the film of the 1979 daring rescue of american hostages in iran won for adapted screenplay. >> the biggest night was filled with surprises. now we show you what it is like to be at the oscars. >> the oscar goes to..."argo." the first lady announced it from the white house in an oscar season that saw the favorite change weekly. >> like trying to analyze waves. >> hope the wave goes your way. >> it was a show that had memorable moments including this one that will go viral but jennifer lawrence just won best actor. >> what hap
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 4:30am PST
city is the latest city to implement a ban on plastic bags. there will be a vote march 11, requiring shoppers to use a re-useable bag or pay ten cents for paper bag. it would go into affect on april 25, earth day, most cities already have a similar ban in place. >> volunteers armed with flashlights are taking to trails in concord to help people trying to find their way. the lights are out near the north concord bart station because of copper thieves are no thanks to them. we shed some light on what is being done. >> the sun goes down. it is pitch black on this trail parallelling the highway. lights along the trail headed south of the north concord bart station have been out for months after copper thieves access the inground boxes and ripped out the wiring. >> i have have to come home after 6:30 at night and now i carry a pocket knife because from here to the center where there is a break going into the neighborhood all lights are out. >> 4:30 in the morning riding a bicycle, if i hit someone we are going to the hospital. it would be nice if the lights were working. >> thieves struck
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